Create a Child Site in WordPress Multisite

You’re running multisite, you want to create a new site. Here’s how.

Navigate to your Multisite Admin ( My Sites –> Network Admin –> Dashboard ), select ‘Sites’ and ‘Add New.’

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You’ll be presented with a three-field form. Simply enter:

  • the desired domain extension (depending on the way that your multipress is configured, this will be either a subdomain – – or a directory –
  • the desired site title
  • the site-owner email address

Now, click “Add Site.”

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The ‘Add a New Site’ page will refresh. If your site creation is a success, you’ll notice a small, manila celebration notice at the top. 

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When you navigate to ‘All Sites,’ your new site will be there.

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